Desisa, Rotich steam to victories in Boston Marathon

Apr 21, 2015

Desisa, Rotich steam to victories in Boston Marathon

Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots’ Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any ...

Jury in Boston Marathon bomb trial sees bloodstained note

Mar 11, 2015

Jury in Boston Marathon bomb trial sees bloodstained note

Jurors in the trial on Tuesday of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got to see the bloodstained message that prosecutors say he wrote on the inside of a boat he was hiding in before his violent capture, explaining his reasoning for killing innocent ...

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Jan 6, 2015

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection began under tight security Monday in one the America’s most closely watched terror trials in recent years. Tsarnaev, flanked by his attorneys, sat at a table at the front of ...

Jan 1, 2015

Motion to delay denied; Tsarnaev trial process starts Monday

A judge on Wednesday denied requests by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move his trial out of state and to delay its start, meaning jury selection will begin Monday in Boston federal court. U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole Jr. ...

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

Apr 22, 2014

Japanese marathoners join hands in Boston

Many Japanese were among the thousands of runners who crossed the 118th Boston Marathon finish line amid tightened security Monday, a year after the bombings that killed three and left more than 260 injured. “Since last year, the whole city has grown stronger, determined ...

American Keflezighi victorious in Boston Marathon

Apr 22, 2014

American Keflezighi victorious in Boston Marathon

“The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York ...

Boston bombing marked with defiant memorial

Apr 16, 2014

Boston bombing marked with defiant memorial

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, along with other leaders and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, shared messages of thanks and defiance Tuesday at a tribute to the three people killed and 264 wounded in the attack exactly one year ago. From Patrick Downes ...

A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

Apr 13, 2014

A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to ...